The Force Film Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Force Film Foundation, a foundation focused on the production and distribution of films and television programs dedicated to the exploration of important social, cultural, political and environmental issues, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The Force Film Foundation is celebrating the premier of a new series, A Path Appears, which will air on January 26th, February 2nd, and February 9th on PBS at 10/9c.

In honor of the occasion, Maro Chermayeff, Director and Chairman of Force Film Foundation, and Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of both A Path Appears and Half the Sky, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

The Force Film Foundation Media Contact:
Charlotte Cooper
(212) 247-3057
charlotte@showofforce.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Force Film Foundation:

The Force Film Foundation is focused on the production and distribution of films and television programs dedicated to the exploration of important social, cultural, political and environmental issues. Projects of Force Film Foundation include the widely acclaimed 2012 documentary series and transmedia project Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, and the forthcoming series A Path Appears, airing on PBS January 26th, February 2nd, and February 9th at 10/9c.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.